Life Can Be Frustrating If You Are Not Dealing With Uncertainty
Uncertainty is more than just a physics principle. If you are not managing or at least dealing with uncertainty you may be having a rough time. Not knowing how to deal with uncertainty in life can cause a state of fear to arise in the human psyche. Look at the acronym of fear itself: False Expectations Appearing Real. This can also be the definition of uncertainty or anxiety as well. Fear can freeze you where you stand. Anxiety leads to Fear and fear can hold people back from enjoying almost anything. Whether it is caused by change and uncertainty in the workplace or uncertainty in a long term relationship fear is devastating.
Let’s look at the psychology of uncertainty. As a rule, humans prefer certainty to uncertainty. Studies have shown that people would rather experience an electric shock than the idea of being shocked later. This study has also shown that there is greater nervous system activation when waiting for an unpredictable shock than an expected one. Where people differ is in the degree to which uncertainty bothers them. This dread of the lack of certainty is very evident in all aspects of our lives but it is very prevalent is relationship uncertainty as well as uncertainty in business.
Coping with the fear of uncertainty, or anxiety and doubt at least, can make life a living hell.
Join us on this episode of Unlocking Your Truth, Dealing With Uncertainty In Life, and learn about uncertainty management and that living with uncertainty can be avoided.
- If there are there times when it is OK or even normal not to know.
- If there are the benefits of not knowing.
- How uncertainty can be useful.
- How to deal with uncertainty at work.
- Dealing with uncertainty in relationships.
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